Founded in 1888, the University of Puget Sound is rich in history and traditions enjoyed by generations of students, faculty, alumni, and members of the broader community.
The mission of the university is to develop in its students the capacities for critical analysis, active inquiry, and civic engagement.
The study by career information website Zippia found that after 10 years, more than 92 percent of Puget Sound graduates were employed, putting the national liberal arts college alongside the top universities and colleges in the country, as measured by graduate employment.
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The University of Puget Sound is committed to provide all, otherwise qualified, students equal access to programs and activities by having nondiscriminatory standards in all academic areas, and by providing reasonable accommodations on a case-by-case basis.
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Much like the student body, consisting of individuals from 47 states and 12 countries, Puget Sound’s 97-acre campus offers a diverse set of experiences. Centuries old sequoia trees tower over Collins Library, providing an area of natural reflection, while students bask in the beauty of Mount Rainier, lounge on the grass, read, study, and play Frisbee in the openness of Todd Field located at the heart of campus.
The University of Puget Sound is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), an independent, non-profit membership organization recognized by the United States Department of Education.
I had an engaging first year at UPS and took classes on a multitude of subjects from Elvis and MJ to chemistry and anthropology. Every step of the way I was surrounded by caring professors, faculty, and students there to support me. I do wish a wider range of AP scores were accepted as I did feel that I was reviewing information in some of my classes.